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C-130 pilot Ed Fattmann with the 180th Airlift Squadron was promoted to the rank of major last week! It was a welcomed promotion and well earned. Congratulations!
There is a new Chief at the Wing! Congratulations to the new Chief Master Sergeant James Green! Chief Green is the quality assurance superintendent with the 139th Maintenance Group! Great job Chief!
New recruits assigned to the student flight at the 139th Airlift Wing pose for a photo in front of a C-130 Hercules aircraft on April 7, 2019 at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base, St. Joseph, Mo. The student flight prepares trainees for U.S. Air Force basic training.
Congrats to the new recruits on their enlistment! Welcome to the 139th family.
Congratulations to Alicia Sobotka who was promoted to the rank of senior master sergeant this weekend! She also ends up holding the distinction of being the first female SMSgt in the 139th Maintenance Group history.
This past weekend the 139th Operations Group had an opportunity to work with their Aircrew Contamination Control Area (ACCA) during a decontamination exercise. The exercise is designed to relocate airmen from an aircraft to an ACCA in order to decontaminate their aircrew flight equipment.
Leaders from the 139th Airlift Wing were invited to Washington, D.C., by civic leaders from St. Joseph to attend their annual “DC Fly-In”. The group met with their representatives and discussed issues that affect the community.
In July 1993, the Missouri River flooded Rosecrans Memorial Airport. Here is a video of the flood waters on the base.
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Leaders from St. Joseph and the 139th Airlift Wing, Missouri Air National Guard, went to Washington, D.C., to meet with their representatives and discuss issues that affect the community. They also got to meet with Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice, director of the Air National Guard.
#tbt In March of 2012 Region 7 Homeland Response Force participated in an exercise at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Indiana. More than 500 Missouri National Guard soldiers and airmen participated in the exercise evaluating their ability to react to large-scale disasters.
Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice, Air National Guard Director, presented the director’s coin to Annette Weeks in recognition of her support to the 139th Airlift Wing, Missouri Air National Guard, April 3, 2019 at the National Guard Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Weeks has over 10 relatives who serve in the 139th including three sons.
#tbt After a week of our Airmen filling more than 20,000 sandbags to strengthen our communities levee during the recent flooding, it felt fitting to post a throwback to an image from June 10, 2011 that mirrored the ones that have recently been posted. Always ready, ever willing.
The Missouri River is projected to reach 26.5’ Tuesday morning, March 26, 2019. Initial recovery efforts are ongoing and we will commence full recovery efforts at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base in accordance with normal duty schedules starting Tuesday, March 26. Please reach out and utilize your respective chain of command for direction and taskings. As of 4:00 p.m. on March 25, all QRF forces are released.
Around 20,000 sandbags, over 200 Airmen, and 1,000 tons of sand helped hold back a record breaking water level from over taking the levee. "Without them, we would have had water over the top of the levee, their efforts directly impacted whether we had water coming up to Elwood," Rick Howell, acting Doniphan County PIO, said.
As the flood waters continue to recede, the base is still closed. On Monday, at the direction of the Emergency Operations Center, limited personnel will begin the reconstitution of the base. All members should utilize your chain of command for further instructions.
Airmen treated a sand boil at the base of the levee that protects Rosecrans Memorial Airport and surrounding communities on March 22, 2019 in Elwood, Kan. Sand boils are caused when pressure from the river pushes water under the levee. Airmen from the 139th Airlift Wing, Missouri Air National Guard, remain on standby to assist local authorities.
Shout out to the USO for feeding our Airmen who are on flood duty!
This #SaturdayMorning Airmen lay a plastic wrap over sandbags to help prevent water from seeping through the half mile portion of reinforced levee along the Missouri River.
Airmen helped lay sandbags along a half mile portion of the Missouri River levee that protects Rosecrans Memorial Airport and the surrounding communities.
Welcome home to our Airmen who just returned home from an overseas deployment! https://t.co/hNLSyXUodp
RT @AirNatlGuard: Welcome Home!👏 Airmen of the @Missouri_NG's @139AW reunite with family & friends upon returning from an overseas deploym…
Fuels management technicians from the 139th Logistics Readiness Squadron test and provide fuel for aircraft, but th… https://t.co/dlm4uw5Esy
The wing hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction for a C-130H aircraft simulator facilit… https://t.co/z7BHqdxEmJ
RT @AirNatlGuard: Throughout the course of the pandemic, ANG Public Affairs Airmen have been on the front lines documenting imagery to tell…
Six of our Airmen were recognized for their service during the Kansas City Chiefs game Monday night! https://t.co/8lfMUJZWT7
RT @Chiefs: Thank you to the 139th Airlift Wing of the Missouri Air National Guard for providing this week’s flyover! @139AW | #AFFlyover
The HRF team completed their Tactical Combat Casualty Care training this drill weekend! They practiced providing ca… https://t.co/txPh2lo8F6
RT @ClayCountyMO_EM: Thank you, @139AW out of St Joseph for our flyover today! 🇺🇸 #139AWsalute https://t.co/SFXkt3WTQg
Thank you to all healthcare workers and essential employees who are on the frontline in the fight against COVID-19!… https://t.co/9Schu6WiRc
@US_TRANSCOM @AirNatlGuard We do indeed fly out of Rosecrans! Just one word! Thanks for the share!
To honor healthcare workers and all essential employees who are helping to combat COVID-19, the wing will perform a… https://t.co/gN68YhvuWo
RT @cmsaf18: All over the world I see stories of #Airmen stepping up to help people in need, as we #UniteAndFight against #COVID19. You are…
The Civil Engineer Squadron has a new commander - Lt Col Eric Rawlings! "I’m extremely excited to be able to bring… https://t.co/G6l2wUr3Ky
Airmen from 139th Operation Support Squadron sew masks at Rosecrans. The Airmen are part of the aircrew flight equi… https://t.co/GLzwoR0B93
Lt. Col. Tom Ludwig, Wing chaplain gave some words of encourage today. https://t.co/jp8ZrrzpOV
#tbt The then 139th Operations Group commander Ralph Schwader in a sumo wrestling suit during a 2008 family day her… https://t.co/9I3qUInPwS
After 28 years of service SMSgt Cameron Riecker retires from the Missouri ANG. Enlisting in 1992, he was assigned t… https://t.co/U7xYGSLi77
Aaron Cluck walked into this past weekends drill as a master sergeant, and walked out as a senior master sergeant.… https://t.co/jaGs0lssUn
It takes vigilance and attention to detail to keep our aircraft mission ready. Here are some members of the 180th A… https://t.co/37bbD0p47I

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